I'm going to keep this Senate option for me a real possibility, you know, and therefore I can drive a hard bargain.
France had not tried to make a hard bargain with the Americans.
Consequently, it has been urged, the Crown did not drive a hard bargain.
If she discovered her power, she would drive a hard bargain—he knew that well enough.
But I said I wouldn't drive a hard bargain with you, and I won't.
Notwithstanding their numbers, however, the ruffians seemed to have a hard bargain of their prey.
Fare (who has driven rather a hard bargain and is settling).
Paddy there will give you over his wife quick enough; he won't make a hard bargain over her.
When the Devil holds the whip, he makes a hard bargain, and drives fast.
Hiram Walton felt that it was a hard bargain the squire was driving with him, but there seemed no help for it.